Past Speaker - Alain Kajangwe

Alain Kajangwe
Alain Kajangwe

Rwanda, East Africa


Alain is the Founder of WiredIn, an IT and Sofware development company in Rwanda and Japan, and President of Carnegie-Mellon University Alumni Association in Africa. Alain recently won bank of Kigali Free Interest loan of RW8m for his Wiredin.

Alain was among the 8 winners of Bank of Kigali(BK)’s Urumuri Initiative. Founded in 2014, WiredIn is a software development company that builds mobile and web applications, primarily focused on offshore clients in Japan. WiredIn is an early pioneer in IT outsourcing and offshore software development business in Rwanda and now has a growing worldwide clientele with Japan as their core market.

Alain hired his first intern from CMU-Africa in 2015, who eventually became his first full-time employee. Over the years, 6 CMU-Africa alumni have worked at WiredIn as full-time engineers.

At FOA 2018-Alain discusses how Tech changed the face of Africa’s Silicon Savannah….

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